Emilia Clarke Plays a “Woman,” Hold the “Strong”
Posted on : 06-01-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Emilia Clarke has a part in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, but she doesn't want her character to be called a "strong female character." The actress, who plays Qi'ra in the movie, finds something inherently sexist in that phrase, noting that you rarely hear people talk about "strong male characters" in the same way. “If it’s not strong, what is it? Are you telling me there’s another option, that there’s a weak option?” she wondered. “You think a lead in a movie is going to be a weak…
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